neuromuscular blocking agent

Definitions of neuromuscular blocking agent
  1. noun
    a substance that interferes with the neural transmission between motor neurons and skeletal muscles
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    types:
    Flaxedil, gallamine
    neuromuscular blocking agent (trade name Flaxedil) used as a muscle relaxant in the administration of anesthesia
    curare, tubocurarine
    a toxic alkaloid found in certain tropical South American trees that is a powerful relaxant for striated muscles
    type of:
    blocker, blocking agent
    a class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process
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